Lansing, Mich. – The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (Tri-County) is pleased to introduce their newest addition to the team, Alexandria Jones, as the agency’s marketing and community engagement manager. In this role, she will coordinate all communications and outreach activities for Tri-County, including marketing strategies, social media presence, publications, events, and public education and engagement initiatives.
Jones, a Michigan native, began her diverse public relations career in 2009 as a public affairs sergeant in the Michigan Army National Guard. During that time, she also earned Bachelor of Applied Arts in Integrative Public Relations from Central Michigan University.
Jones' diverse public relations career began in 2009 as a public affairs sergeant in the Michigan National Guard. Prior to working at Tri-County, Jones spent six years as the marketing and events coordinator for a nonprofit history museum. Most recently, Jones worked as communications and public relations consultants in the private industry. She also has owned an independent public relations firm focused on helping nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and beauty brands achieve national press coverage, establish brand identity, and grow their social media platforms. Jones offered a variety of services, including press kit development, crisis communication direction, social media and content creation, photography, and event flyer design. In addition, she organized several events to support budding entrepreneurs and future leaders.
In 2018, Jones received an Achievement Award from the Saginaw NAACP Chapter for her contributions in diversity and inclusion, as well as other accolades for her community service.
“I am pleased to work with such a dynamic agency that is committed to growing this region,” said Alexandria Jones. “I also look forward to working with community partners to further the success they’ve reached throughout the years. My goal is to build relationships and effectively communicate this agency’s initiatives in creative ways.”
“We are excited to have Alexandria as part of our team, as she brings a wealth of marketing and communications experience from her extensive career,” said Executive Director Jim Snell. “Her expertise will be a major asset for our agency as we continue to connect and engage with our partners, community stakeholders, and the public.”
Learn more about Tri-County’s programs and staff at mitcrpc.org.